Lamar White, Jr.

Lamar White, Jr.
Lamar is the publisher and founder of the Bayou Brief; a native of Alexandria, Louisiana; a graduate of Alexandria Senior High School, Rice University in Houston, and SMU’s Dedman School of Law in Dallas, and an award-winning muckraker. He was the last person Andrew Breitbart ever insulted (and apologized to), and he’s responsible for breaking a series of national news stories about racism and political corruption in Texas, Mississippi, and his beloved Louisiana. He lives in Gert Town in New Orleans along with his vicious golden retrievers, Lucy Ana and Ruby Bridges.

Reverend Gable: The Senate Must Preserve Americans’ Rights to Stand Up Against Big Banks

For too long, we have seen banks, pay day lenders, and credit card companies get away with scamming our neighbors, especially poor and older Americans.  Through widespread schemes laced with fraud and deception, these multibillion dollar companies have stopped at nothing to unjustly take hard earned money from working families and those struggling to make ends meet.

Jimmy Kimmel: Sen. Bill Cassidy “Just Lied Right To My Face” (FULL TRANSCRIPT)

Jimmy Kimmel eviscerates Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy. Here's the full transcript.

As a Congressman, Sen. Bill Cassidy Failed to “Adequately Document” 75% of His Paid...

As the country discusses the merits of the Cassidy and Graham proposal to repeal Obamacare, it's worth remembering that Cassidy, the bill's principal author and sponsor, could not produce the vast majority of time sheets documenting his work at LSU. This is still a problem, no matter how the Senator or LSU attempts to explain their highly unusual and ethically problematic business relationship.

The Black and Gold Brief, 9/16

The latest on the Saints from Nath.

Elite Corporate Lawyers Rank Louisiana’s Lawsuit Climate Worst In Nation. That’s A Good Thing.

The U.S. Chamber survey, which has been widely criticized for its sloppy and misleading methodology, has nothing to do with ensuring justice. Quite the opposite.

High Resistance and Poor Transmission

Inflamed by plans for a new power plant, activists say that Lafayette’s publicly-owned power company is stuck in the 20th century.

Saints: The Last Preseason Brief

Nath tells you what you need to know in the days before the season begins.

An Exclusive Interview with Gen. Honore: “Houston Never Realized How Vulnerable It Was. They...

One thing is for certain: Russel Honore does not mind telling you why he's totally unimpressed, even if it means boot-stomping all over the self-aggrandizing talking points offered by city, county, and state elected officials on both sides of the political aisle.

In Houston, Hoping for a Unity That Is Not Forgetful

Just three weeks after the violence in Charlottesville, some claim that Hurricane Harvey has washed away racial division. But tragedy affords us a wider perspective, and acknowledging the full picture of inequality is an essential part of making progress toward decreasing it.

Deep in the Heart of Texas: Harvey Batters Houston, but Not Its Resolve

The most devastating natural disaster in Texas history isn’t over yet.